Category Archives: Cattle for fattening


Nelore are bred in Brazil. They are extremely hardy, frugal and can thrive with little human intervention under harsh nutritional, climatic and sanitary conditions. Nelore easily convert poor forage into lean but flavoursome beef. Their quiet temperament makes them ideal for use in feedlots. Nelore are known for their prolific reproductive life, strong mothering ability…
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The Montbéliarde comes from the mountainous Jura region in France. They are unusually hardy, frugal and adaptable to tough climates, both hot and cold. While they are used in beef and dairy production, they are especially sought after for the outstanding quality of their milk, which is used to make a wide range of world…
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The Simmental breed is reared for both milk and meat production. They range in colour from light tan to dark red with white markings on the head, behind the shoulders, belly, legs and flank. They may be with or without horns. Simmentals are noted for their muscling, high growth rate and excellent milk production. Simmental…
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